Anti-Corruption

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Name: Anti-Corruption
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China jails four more New Citizens Movement activists | World news

A policeman outside court in Beijing. Photograph: Goh Chai Hin/AFP/ A Chinese court sentenced four anti-corruption activists to prison on Friday, closing another chapter in a protracted crackdown on dissent.The four belonged to the New Citizens Movement, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

1336 anti-corruption cases registered, 862 resolved : April 19, 2014, 2:23 am

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Anti-corruption and Prisons Manzoor Hussain Wasan on Friday said that 1336 cases have been registered with anti-corruption department up till now.  Speaking to PPI, Wasan said that decisions were given on 862 cases while 474 ... [Published Daily Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Govt plans meeting on Lokpal on April 27 or 28

NEW DELHI: About a month before UPA tenure ends, the government is making efforts to put in place the structure of the anti-corruption body Lokpal.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is planning to convene a meeting of the on April 27 or 28.Sources said the ... [Published Economic Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Four New Citizen Activists Sentenced

Four members of the New Citizens Movement civil rights and anti-corruption group received prison sentences on Friday, Reuters’ Sui-Lee Wee reports:Ding Jiaxi was sentenced to three-and-a-half years, Zhao Changqing got a two-and-a-half year sentence and ... [Published China Digital Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Politics, money never gratifying mix

IT’S AN oldie but a goodie – the claim that the word “politics” is derived from “poly” meaning “many” and “ticks” meaning “blood-sucking parasites”.The joke has been given extra force by revelations about greed, dishonesty, dirty deals and influence peddling ... [Published Adelaide Now - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

China’s anti-corruption activists jailed

A Chinese court has jailed four activists linked to the New Citizens’ Movement, which campaigns for government transparency, the BBC reports.Human rights lawyer Ding Jiaxi was jailed for three and a half years while veteran activist Zhao Changqing was ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Diageo, Remy Cointreau crimped by Chinese sobriety

12:43pm BST By LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's Diageo (DGE.L: Quote, Profile, Research) and France's Remy Cointreau (RCOP.PA: Quote, Profile, Research) reported steep sales declines in China on Thursday, failing to revive a taste for their luxury spirits ... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Destiny Group MD, chairman denied bail

A Dhaka court yesterday rejected the bail pleas for Destiny Group Managing Director Md Rafiqul Amin and its Chairman Mohammad Hossain in connection with two separate cases filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission.Defence counsel Md Badiuzzaman Topader ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Corruption scandal allegations hang over swearing-in of Quebec Liberals

, EDT.QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Reports that Quebec's anti-corruption police squad is investigating an elected Liberal member of the legislature cast a shadow over the swearing-in ceremony for the 70 party candidates who were successful in last week's elec ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

China Focus: Frugality campaign sparks change in high-end catering

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TAIYUAN, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Li Hongjin, manager of an upscale restaurant in north China's Shanxi Province, has grown frustrated over business in the last year."We used to have VIP tables, now we have to give them up," said ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

OAS anticorruption mechanism holds on-site visit to Haiti

WASHINGTON, April 17 – The Organization of American States (OAS) says a commission of its Anti-Corruption Mechanism held an “on-site” visit to Haiti, as part of the analysis carried out in accordance with the methodology adopted by consensus among its ... [Published Antigua Observer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Anti-graft judges to rule on Wade's son

- 23:15 GMT2014-04-16 19:15Dakar - Judges in Senegal were deliberating on Wednesday on the fate of former president Abdoulaye Wade's son Karim, detained for a year on corruption charges after accumulating a fortune worth more than $1bn.The anti-corruption ... [Published Ein News - Apr 17 2014]

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China’s Anti-Corruption Failure: Public Partici... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - 13 hours ago]
Chinese media have been eager to portray Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption strategy of “going after both tigers and flies” as a serious struggle against graft in the government, not just an effort to settle political scores. ...
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